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Google celebrates Pahela Baishakh with new doodle
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Dhaka, April 14 -- Search engine giant Google is celebrating Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bangla new year, by replacing its regular home page graphic with a special doodle for the Bangladeshi surfers.
Google's new Doodle featured a parade of colorful banners in the shape of Mangal Shobhajatra and Royal Bengal tiger.
Pahela Baishakhis the first day of Bengali Calendar. It is celebrated on 14 April as a national holiday in Bangladesh, and on 14 or 15 April in the Indian states of West Bengal, Odisha , Tripura and part of Assam by people of Bengali heritage, irrespective of their religious faith.
A time of hope and joy, Pohela Boishakh is marked by traditional song and dance, reciting of poems, and festive processions through the...
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